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Benefits, Salary & Leave

Education Fund

Each resident receives a book stipend of $500 and a conference stipend of $1,000. Conference attendance must be approved by the Program Director. During the PGY-4 year, the program will provide $1,500.00 towards a review course in preparation for the American Board of PM&R Part I Exam.

Resident Resources

The resident office is available to residents 24 hours a day. There are computers with internet access with links to the Dynamed Medical information database and to the Dykes library, one of the most complete medical libraries in the midwest. Visit the Dykes library web site for more information about available resources. 


For stipend information, visit the GME office.

Vacation/Sick Leave

Residents are entitled to 3 weeks of annual vacation leave and 10 days of sick leave each year. Individual vacation time is flexible to suit the resident's need. Additionally, in the PGY4 year, senior residents receive an additional week of educational leave to allow for board review. 

Health Insurance

Full coverage 30 days from start of employment. Reimbursement of premium cost paid to housestaff on after-tax basis.


Graduate Medical Education pays for parking in lot P5. View a map of campus parking lots. 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

University of Kansas Medical Center
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 1046
Kansas City, KS 66160